EEO Information



Provide leadership in ensuring a workplace environment conducive to meeting Command Policy of strict adherence and compliance with EEO laws, rules and regulations in civilian employment and training.

Fort Bliss EEO Objective:

To process complaints of discrimination in a timely manner, resolve workplace disputes at the lowest possible level; implement Affirmative Employment initiatives and identify systemic barriers and discriminatory practices that impede cultivation of diverse work force.

EEO's Functions:

Develop and evaluate policy and issue directives and guidance pertaining to affirmative employment.
Develop Affirmative Employment Program (AEP) Plans for minorities, women, disabled veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
Develop policy for Special Emphasis Programs.
Conduct Workforce Analysis and advise senior leadership on trends.
Provide EEO related training.
Manage the complaints processing system with an Alternate Dispute Resolution Program (Mediation).
Sensing Sessions.
Quarterly EEO Newsletter.

Maintaining a Discrimination-Free Workplace:

Maintaining a discrimination-free workplace require supervisors and managers to perform a variety of tasks and functions.
Included among them are:
Clearly communicating a belief in and adherence to the principles of equal opportunity for all employees.
Taking prompt action to prevent or halt discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability.
Making an overt effort to recruit a diverse workforce; one which includes employees drawn from sexes, as well as different racial, ethnic, age, and disability groups.
Remaining aware of EEO responsibilities in the course of assigning and rating work, developing employees, and taking personnel action.
Working closely with EEO and HR officials to resolve disputes promptly.

Managing Diversity:

Managing diversity refers to an inter-related set of responsibilities and functions.
Included among them are:
Actively seeking to develop a diverse workforce; one which includes a range of employees representing a variety of ethnic, racial, age, and disability groups.
Recognizing and valuing the differences that a diverse array of people bring to the accomplishment of organizational tasks and mission.
Promoting acceptance, cooperation, and positive attitudes towards all members of the workgroup among employees.

EEO Management Resource Guide:


Complaint Process Diagram:

Complaint Process.pdf